Christmas Day Swim Lahinch

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

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Doolin Coast Guard Unit was present at the annual Christmas Day swim in Lahinch. There was a huge turn out this year with all the proceeds  going to Pieta House and The William Winder Rainbow Foundation.

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Happy Christmas from Doolin Coast Guard

by Caitriona in  Callouts

CG snowDoolin Coast Guard wish you all a Happy and Peaceful Christmas


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by Admin in  Callouts

A big thank you for all the support from Amy and all the staff at the River Spa Falls Hotel and all the Ladies who attended the spa open evening on 30th November.

Climbing Assessments

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

Members of Doolin Coast Guard unit completed their individual Climbing Assessments today. Team members were assessed by Work at Height on all the elements of climbing , setting up the climbing system and leadership of the team in a climbing  rescue.

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Flare sighted

by Caitriona in  Callouts

Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked today by MRSC, Valentia to investigate a reported distress flare sighting. The team assembled and sent teams to the cliffs area where it was thought the flare originated from. The Aer Corp Casa plane was redirected to search the area and the Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter, Rescue 115 arrived on scene and carried out searches.After extensive searches, nothing was found and all air searches and ground teams were stood down.

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Coast Guard visit to Carran NS

by Caitriona in  Callouts

Doolin Coast Guard team members visited Carran National School. They talked about water safety , the Irish Coast Guard and showed the children the Dopey Denzel water safety film. The children had planty of questions for the team.

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